Ron has more than 30 years of senior leadership experience working in rural and urban municipal governments. His experience includes municipal finance and corporate planning, land use planning, community services (i.e. recreation, culture, fire, emergency management), and economic development. Ron also has extensive experience developing or enhancing regional service and cost-share agreements related to wastewater, solid waste, recreation and cultural services, and emergency services.

Ron’s formal education includes public administration, strategic planning, group facilitation, community engagement, and mediation. He holds a certificate in local government administration from the University of Alberta and is certified in the PROSCI change management system.

When not enjoying the great outdoors with his wife, Bonnie, Ron spends his time woodworking.